Today's News

  • Rotary members learn history of bourbon

    Guest of Rotarian Neil Atcher at a recent Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distiller’s Association and his executive assistant Brittany Dowell. Gregory gave the club a presentation on the history of the Bourbon Industry in Kentucky with an overview of the current state of affairs. Burbon is “America’s Official Native Spirit,” a leading export and a growing symbol of Kentucky craftsmanship and tradition. Pictured from left, club president Mike Enlow, Eric Gregory, Brittany Dowell and Rotarian Neil Atcher.

  • Hardin County United presents unification plan to Fiscal Court

    Hardin County United officials urged Hardin Fiscal Court on Tuesday to participate in creation of a unification review commission.

    But Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard, who heads HCU’s governance committee, recommended the court consider placing a clause in its ordinance safeguarding local municipalities while HCU pursues clarification of 2006 legislation allowing the creation of a unified local government.

  • Four scores and several tests ago

    The Kentucky Department of Education is hoping a new testing initiative further engages students in yearly assessments.

    The education reform act Senate Bill 1 requires end-of-course exams in four subject areas in high school. The tests will be used as part of the yearly state assessments as well as be counted as part of students’ grades in those classes.
    The exams will be given in English II, Algebra II, biology and U.S. history. ACT Inc. was contracted to create the exams for the state of Kentucky.

  • Vine Grove woman accused of bigamy

    A Vine Grove woman who was acquitted six years ago on rape and incest charges involving a son, faces more legal problems after being charged with one count of bigamy.
    Angela K. Christensen, 38, will be arraigned Friday in Hardin District Court after being arrested by the Vine Grove Police Department earlier this month following an investigation by Kentucky State Police.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF RESULTS: Hardin County Cup (08/24)





    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from the second round of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Elizabethtown Country Club:


  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox travels to Hart County on Friday (08/24)

    Shawn Thompson is a superstitious man, and one who must find a routine and stick with it.

    Prior to last Friday’s game against the Elizabethtown Panthers, the first-year Fort Knox coach drove to Elizabethtown to pick up some equipment for a camera and stopped to eat at Colton’s Steak House in Radcliff on the way back.

    Following Fort Knox’s eye-opening 41-21 win at McAdams Field, Thompson said he’s going to keep his Friday routine going as long as the Eagles keep winning.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday's results (08/24)

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from the second round of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Elizabethtown Country Club:
    Central Hardin 173
    Elizabethown 200
    North Hardin NTS
    John Hardin NTS
    Central Hardin
    Meredith Cross 36
    Kasey Smallwood 43
    Amanda Smith 47
    Erin Perkins 54
    Mercedes Crowe 51
    Madalaine Benedetti 47
    Courtney Strothoff 55
    Ashley Hartlage 44
    Mary-Chapin Snow 51
    Sarah Beth Hundley 51
    Sarah Hinton 52
    Lauren Riney 55
    Kelsie Hall 70
    North Hardin

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North hopes to get off on right foot (08/24)

    Kris Cornett can’t wait to plow someone into the ground.

    While five other area high school football teams played, North Hardin had the opening week off.

    The Trojans’ senior lineman acknowledged the last two weeks of practices and scrimmages have helped his unit clean up its play. But he’s ready and excited to kick off the season for real and to show everyone what their redesigned offense is about.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Knox knocks off LaRue, snaps six-match losing streak (08/24)

    The homestanding Fort Knox Lady Eagles snapped a six-match losing streak with a 25-16, 19-25, 25-23 win over 5th Region rival LaRue County on Tuesday.
    Fort Knox (1-6) beat LaRue County (2-4) for the first time since Sept. 6, 2003. The closest the Lady Eagles came to beating the Lady Hawks since was a two-set tie on Sept. 15, 2007.
    No statistics were available for Fort Knox.
    Sophomore middle hitter Ivy Brown paced LaRue County with eight kills, four blocks and two digs, while junior setter Lauren Meredith had eight assists, two aces and two digs.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: E'town hangs on against Taylor (08/24)

    Senior Todd Lucas scored the second of his two goals on a penalty kick in the final six minutes to help the Elizabethtown Panthers avoid a major collapse in a 4-3 win Tuesday at Taylor County.
    Senior Robert Baker also scored twice for the Panthers (2-1), who outshot Taylor County 23-8 and led 3-0 at the half. Sophomore Conner Kauffield and senior Kyle Curry each had an assist for Elizabethtown.
    UP NEXT: Elizabethtown hosts No. 16 Bardstown Bethlehem at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.